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  • Obama asks Supreme Court to save immigration plan

    WASHINGTON – The Obama administration appealed to the Supreme Court Friday to rescue its plans to shield from deportation millions of immigrants who a ...
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 10:28 pm
  • Dems push to prevent gun sales to those on terror list

    WASHINGTON – People on the U.S. government’s terrorist watch list often can’t board commercial airliners, but they can walk into a gun store and legal ...
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 10:28 pm
  • Task force wants even smaller drones registered

    WASHINGTON – An aviation industry task force is recommending that operators be required to register drones weighing as little as a half a pound, a thr ...
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 10:28 pm
  • Rebuffed over refugees, Obama aims to shift focus to visas

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia – Regrouping from an embarrassing defeat in the House, the White House tried to change the subject away from its Syrian refugee ...
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 10:27 pm
  • Airstrikes hurt, but don’t halt, IS oil smuggling operations

    BEIRUT – The United States and Russia are going after the Islamic State group’s oil industry, destroying refineries and hundreds of tanker trucks tran ...
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 10:27 pm
  • Trump rivals decry his call for registering U.S. Muslims

    WASHINGTON – Republican presidential rivals rushed Friday to condemn Donald Trump’s support for a government database to track Muslims in the United S ...
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 10:27 pm
  • Convicted spy Pollard is released after 30 years

    NEW YORK – Jonathan Pollard was released from prison Friday after 30 years behind bars for spying for Israel, and his lawyers immediately went to cour ...
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 10:27 pm
  • Gunmen attack hotel in Mali's capital, killing at least 20

    BAMAKO, Mali – Heavily armed Islamic extremists seized dozens of hostages Friday at a Radisson hotel, but Malian troops, backed by U.S. and French spe ...
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 10:25 pm
  • High school Sex Ed teaching 'Yes means yes' rape prevention

    BELMONT, Calif. – This is the new look of high school sex ed: A roomful of teens, 14-year-olds mostly, is told that a girl and boy meet at a school da ...
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 10:22 pm
  • Islamic extremists attack hotel in Mali's capital

    BAMAKO, Mali – Islamic extremists armed with guns and throwing grenades stormed the Radisson Blu hotel in Mali's capital Friday morning, killing at le ...
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 8:23 am
  • House votes to curb Syrian refugees, snubbing veto threat

    WASHINGTON – Responding swiftly to the terror in Paris, the U.S. House voted overwhelmingly Thursday to erect high hurdles for Syrian and Iraqi refuge ...
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 12:38 am
  • FBI head: No credible threat to US after Paris attacks

    WASHINGTON – FBI Director James Comey said Thursday there is no credible threat to the United States following the Paris terror attacks, and that inve ...
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 12:35 am
  • Ben Carson: Refugee program must screen for 'mad dogs'

    MOBILE, Ala. – Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson said Thursday that blocking potential terrorists posing as Syrian refugees from entering t ...
    Nov. 19, 2015 - 5:00 pm
  • Study finds more Mexicans leaving the U.S. than coming

    SAN DIEGO – More Mexicans are leaving than moving into the United States, reversing the flow of a half-century of mass migration, according to a study ...
    Nov. 19, 2015 - 4:43 pm
  • Actually, Syrian refugees are put through years of screening

    DETROIT – Over and over, Nedal Al-Hayk and his wife traveled up to three hours by bus from their temporary home in Jordan to an office where U.S. Home ...
    Nov. 19, 2015 - 1:49 pm
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